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Respiratory Therapist

Job Details

Requisition #:
196180

Location:
Marietta, GA 30066

Category:
Therapy

Salary:
$32.00 - $34.00 per hour

Position Details

Aveanna Healthcare is the largest provider of home care to thousands of patients and families, and we are looking for caring, compassionate people who are driven to fulfill our mission to revolutionize the way pediatric healthcare is delivered, one patient at a time.

At Aveanna, every employee plays an important role in bringing our mission to life. The ongoing growth and success of Aveanna Healthcare remain dependent on our continued ability to consistently deliver compassionate, committed care for medically fragile patients. We are looking for talented and committed individuals in search of a rewarding career with a company that values Compassion, Integrity, Accountability, Trust, Innovation, Compliance, and Fun.

Position Overview
The Respiratory Therapist is responsible and accountable for evaluation, coordination and administration of quality respiratory therapy services.The starting pay for our RRT is $29 per hour. In addition to compensation, our full-time employees are eligbile to receive the following competitive benefit package including: Health, Dental, Vision, Life and many other options, 401(k) Savings Plan with Employer Match, Employee Stock Purchase Plan!

*Now Offering $1,000 Sign-On Bonus*

Essential Job Functions
• Provide respiratory therapy services as prescribed by the physician
• Follow policies and procedures and conform to all applicable patient care standards, licensure regulations and state laws
• Assist in securing treatment orders from physician
• Generate, evaluate and update plan of care for all patients based upon needs
• Documents patient response to therapy, patient condition, and changes in status
• Routinely communicate with physician regarding continued efficacy of treatment
• Routine set-up and maintenance of all respiratory therapy modalities
• Provide in-services for nursing personnel
• Participate in patient care conferences, staff meetings, and team conferencing
• Reflect current knowledge of trends, research and recent advances in the respiratory care of the medically complex child
• Maintain awareness of and complies with Company policy and procedures
• Complete and maintain billing information. Submits on a timely basis

Requirements
• Associate’s Degree
• Certification as Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)
• Current and unrestricted license as an RRT in the state of practice
• Current CPR certification
• Current Basic Life Support certification
• Demonstrated proficiency in clinical assessments, documentation and compliance with nursing care and policies and procedures
• One (1) year experience in pediatric/neonatal specialty
Additional state specific requirements:
• Continuing Education as required by state

Preferences
• Bachelor’s Degree
• Pediatric experience

Other Skills/Abilities
• Ability to adhere to confidentiality standards and professional boundaries at all times
• Attention to detail
• Time Management
• Effective problem-solving and conflict resolution
• Good organization and communication skills

Physical Requirements
• Must be able to speak, write, read and understand English
• Must be able to travel
• Must be able to lift 50 pounds
• Must be able to sufficiently reposition patients and move equipment without assistance
• Prolonged walking, standing, bending, kneeling, reaching, twisting
• Must be able to sit and climb stairs
• Must have visual and hearing acuity
• Must be able to sufficiently reposition patients and move equipment without assistance
• Must be able to appropriately respond physically and mentally to emergency situations in the home or during transport

Environment
• Must be able to function in a wide variety of environments which may involve exposure to allergens and other various conditions

Other Duties
• Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

As an employer accepting Medicare and Medicaid funds, employees must comply with all health-related requirements in all relevant jurisdictions, including required vaccinations and testing, subject to exemptions for medical or religious reasons as appropriate.

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action: Aveanna provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Aveanna complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

*$1,000 Sign-on bonus will be paid out in 2 installments; 50% after 30 days of
employment and 50% after completing 180 days of service.

As an employer accepting Medicare and Medicaid funds, employees must comply with all health-related requirements in all relevant jurisdictions, including required vaccinations and testing, subject to exemptions for medical or religious reasons as appropriate.

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Why work for Aveanna?

  • Thorough training
  • Flexible schedules
  • Electronic charting
  • Access to a clinical supervisor 24/7
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Weekly pay via multiple payment options